COOPERATION PERSPECTIVES IN THE SPHERE OF TRANSPORT BETWEEN TURKMENISTAN AND THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ARE DISCUSSED
On July 13, 2020, a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Yu.Tsvetkov and other representatives of the given Ministry took place through videoconferencing.
From the Turkmen side, the representatives of the MFA of Turkmenistan, as well as the heads and representatives of the transport agencies of the country, such as “Türkmenawtoulaglary” (Turkmen auto motor transport), “Türkmendeňizderýaýollary (Turkmen maritime ways), “Türkmendemirýollary” (Turkmen railways) and others participated to the meeting.
During the talks, the parties expressed interest in strengthening of mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in the transit-transport sphere, which poses benefits for the nations of both states, as well as the whole region.
The parties also considered the issues of cooperation development in the area of maritime, railway, motor and air transport. In this regard, the opportunities of facilitating the customs procedures for foreign trade cargo flows for all types of transport were discussed. Also, the prospects of creating “a green corridor” for the arrangement of transportation through the ports of the Caspian basin for all the foreign trade cargo and their special categories were considered.
In addition, the parties exchanged views on the implementation of intellectual transport systems and transport technologies in the field of automobile transport on the territory of Turkmenistan.